An investigation of a fossil skull of a fish that swam the waters of what is now Siberia 415 million years ago shows strong clues that the last common ancestor of all vertebrates with jaws — including us — wasn't very shark-like.
NATO said Thursday there have been around 400 intercepts of Russian military flights near its member countries this year, amid heightened tension between Moscow and the West over the Ukraine crisis.
Russia's arrest of an Estonian policeman has sparked fears that Moscow is using the incident to test NATO's resolve to defend its small Baltic allies as the crisis in eastern Ukraine rumbles on.
Published only a few days ago via YouTube, a breathtaking five-minute video captures the striking images of a former forced labor camp in a state of decay and its transformation into a recreational beach.
A former adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned the West is failing to understand Putin’s world view and that the ambitions of Russia’s head of state extend far beyond Crimea.
Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip tendered his resignation on Tuesday, ending a nine-year stint as the longest serving head of government in the European Union in a bid to boost his party's chances for re-election.The 57-year-old announced last mont...
Irked by high bank fees on international money transfers, two Estonian IT whizzes who helped engineer Skype and Paypal have hatched Transferwise, a global Internet platform coordinating currency swaps between individuals."Hey, hidden fees.
Saturday was ice fisher Meelis Parnamae's lucky day when his catch won him a car worth 15,000 euros ($20,000) at Estonia's annual Gold Fish Festival.Parnamae was among more than 4,000 people who headed to frozen Lake Viljandi in southern Estonia anglin...
The freedom of the press is looking like a mere buzz phrase like never before, according to Reporters without Borders. The U.S., inventor of the idea of press freedom, now ranks an abysmal 46th regarding the freedom of its own press.
The European Central Bank cuts interest rate from 0.50 percent to 0.25 percent. The historically low rate shows E.C.B.’s intentions to save the Euro but may have quickened the abolishment the Euro instead.
The European Parliament adopted a resolution, Thursday July 4, giving the go-ahead for the Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee to conduct an in-depth inquiry into the US surveillance programs.
Britain's number one tennis star Laura Robson produced a stunning fightback, from what appeared to be at one stage a quick and disappointing exit, to win her third round tennis clash against New Zealand's Marina Erakovic 1-6 7-5 6-3.
Lost amongst the Europe-wide furore concerning the discovery of horsemeat in processed foods, on February 14 the European Union quietly announced a partial lifting of the ban on animal proteins in feedstuffs.
Global environmental campaigning group Greenpeace is urging the European Union not to authorise herbicide-tolerant genetically engineered (HTGE) crops, stating such crops lead to herbicide-resistant super-weeds.
Online poker giant PokerStars is following through on its promise to repay customers of former competitor Full Tilt Poker, which was shut down in 2011 - leaving millions of players without access to their bankrolls.